Set in a converted 19th-century building, the landmark Metropole Hotel is located on Place de Brouckere in central Brussels, Belgium. The hotel is one block from Rue Neuve, as well as 500 meters from the Grand Place square, Manneken Pis statue, and Chocolate Museum. Brussels Zaventem Airport is 10 miles (16 kilometers) away. Parking and valet parking are available (surcharge).
The lobby evokes 19th-century grandeur with bronze marble, gold columns, and huge chandeliers. Built in 1895, Metropole Hotel is the city's oldest hotel. The Italian baroque-style L'Alban Chambon restaurant features stained-glass windows, ochre marble columns, and parquet floors. The restaurant serves French dishes such as risotto with Saint-Jacques scallops and wild boar in a sesame-seed crust. Champagne is available in the bar. Opening onto a heated, canopied terrace, Cafe Metropole serves light meals and pastries. A breakfast buffet with hot items is served daily (surcharge). Metropole Hotel features 18453 square feet (1715 meters) of event space along with a 24-hour business center.
The Metropole Hotel's 286 air-conditioned guestrooms, including 23 suites, feature different decor. All rooms include wireless Internet access (surcharge), Flat-screen TV (HD capable), safes, complimentary cribs/infant beds, and minibars with complimentary drinks. Connecting/adjoining rooms are available. Marble bathrooms feature separate bathtubs and showers, complimentary toiletries, and bathrobes.